Qatar national volleyball team arrived in Maribor, Slovenia, on Saturday for their training camp ahead of their first-ever participation in FIVB World League.
The camp will run till June 15, after which the team will move to another Slovenian city, Ljubljana, to debut in the prestigious tournament.
Italian head coach Roberto Piazza picked 19 players from the League and Emir Cup champions Al Arabi, El Jaish, Al Rayyan Club, Police and Al Sadd Club for the preliminary camp.
Qatar will take part in Group 3 along with Slovenia, Tunisia, Venezuela, Greece and Puerto Rico.
Qatar’s participation in the World League follows recent positive results at the 2015 Asian Championship where they finished fourth. The team is currently ranked 31st in the world.
LEAVE A COMMENT Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*
Al Duhail, Al Sadd in electrifying 2021 Qatar Cup Final
Al Wakrah, Al Sadd win Amir Cup basketball openers
Double triumph for Cherif, Tijan on first day of Doha Cup beach volleyball
Advantage India after England 112 all out in pink-ball Test
Islamabad United beat Karachi Kings in a high-scoring contest
Qatar’s Rashid continues promising run in World Cup
CHI Al Shaqab equestrian extravaganza from Thursday
Woods ‘recovering’ after surgery following car crash
Celtic’s Lennon quits after dismal campaign